South Korea Economy

South Korea’s gdp growth annual decreased to -1.1 by -59.26% on July 2020 from -2.7 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s gdp growth annual decreased by -128.2%. South Korea’s gdp growth annual trend is down since the current value of -1.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1.68333.South Korea’s inflation cpi decreased to 0.5 by -16.67% on December 2020 from 0.6 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s inflation cpi increased by 150.0%. South Korea’s inflation cpi trend is down since the current value of 0.5 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 0.608333.South Korea’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.1 by -2.38% on January 2021 from 4.2 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s unemployment rate increased by 13.89%. South Korea’s unemployment rate trend is down since the current value of 4.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3.91667.

South Korea Financial Markets

Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
KOSPI KOSPI 3215.91 1 1 2.43127 76.1486 -1.5 -1.84 -0.05 0.30392
South Korea ETF EWY 89.46 1 1 2.90037 78.8447 -1.99 -2.73 -4.41 0.49168
Korean Won US Dollar (KRW/USD) KRWUSD 1149.49 0 -0.75 -2.17688 34.755 0.45 1.19 3.56 -0.06315
South Korea 5-Year Bond Yield KR.5Y 1.63 0 0.75 1.46948 48.9319 -4.68 -7.18 0.18 0.02403
South Korea 2-year bond yield KR.2Y 1.26 1 0.75 1.13404 59.2596 -2.85 -3.15 40.47 -0.09091
South Korea Yield Curve KR.YC 0.62 1 1 1.70142 52.959 -12.43 -21.32 -49.18 1.92308
South Korea Credit Default Swaps CDS.South Korea 18.75 -0.5 -0.75 -0.79833 49.8924 2.74 2.74 -10.71 -0.10974
Export-Import Bank of Korea Credit Default Swaps CDS.Export-Import-Bank-of-Korea 18.5 -0.5 -0.75 -0.95953 45.2265 0 -2.63 -7.5 -0.23572

KOSPI closed up by 0.01878% to 2873.47 on 23 January 2021 and +0.05114% on a weekly basis. KOSPI momentum was last calculated at +1.0/100 indicating positive momentum. KOSPI trend is +1.0/100 indicating a positive trend. KOSPI momentum exhaustion is 2.43127 indicating KOSPI is oversold.South Korea ETF closed up by 0.02502% to 90.53 on 23 January 2021 and +0.09164% on a weekly basis. South Korea ETF momentum was last calculated at +1.0/100 indicating positive momentum. South Korea ETF trend is +1.0/100 indicating a positive trend. South Korea ETF momentum exhaustion is 2.90037 indicating South Korea ETF is overbought.South Korea 10-Year Bond Yield closed down by -0.00058% to 1.721 on 23 January 2021 and +0.00526% on a weekly basis. South Korea 10-Year Bond Yield momentum was last calculated at +0.5/100 indicating positive momentum. South Korea 10-Year Bond Yield trend is +1.0/100 indicating a positive trend. South Korea 10-Year Bond Yield momentum exhaustion is 1.9138 indicating South Korea 10-Year Bond Yield is oversold.Korean Won US Dollar (KRW/USD) closed up by 1e-05% to 1085.73 on 23 January 2021 and +-0.01304% on a weekly basis. Korean Won US Dollar (KRW/USD) momentum was last calculated at +0.0/100 indicating positive momentum. Korean Won US Dollar (KRW/USD) trend is -0.75/100 indicating a negative trend. Korean Won US Dollar (KRW/USD) momentum exhaustion is -2.17688 indicating Korean Won US Dollar (KRW/USD) is oversold.South Korea Credit Default Swaps closed down by -0.02247% to 21.75 on 23 January 2021 and +0.01163% on a weekly basis. South Korea Credit Default Swaps momentum was last calculated at -0.5/100 indicating negative momentum. South Korea Credit Default Swaps trend is -0.75/100 indicating a negative trend. South Korea Credit Default Swaps momentum exhaustion is -0.79833 indicating South Korea Credit Default Swaps is oversold.

 

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South Korea Economy

Economic Activity Overview Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
gdp growth annual 1.9 -1.1 -2.72727 -0.366667 1.0 -1.0 0.316667 2021-01-01
inflation cpi 2.4 2.6 -0.0769231 -9 1.0 1.0 0.0166667 2021-06-30
unemployment rate 3.7 3.8 -0.0263158 -0.119048 -1.0 -1.0 0.05 2021-06-30
Business & Consumer Forecast Overview Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
manufacturing pmi 53.9 53.7 0.00372439 0.305085 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
Reserves & Outstanding Debt Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
government debt to gdp 42.6 36.4 0.17033 0.512677 1.0 1.0 0 2020-01-31
external debt 565897 542448 0.0432281 0.325276 1.0 1.0 0.716667 2020-07-01
foreign exchange reserves 456459 452310 0.00917291 0.120665 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
gold reserves 104.45 104.51 -0.000574108 0.000478927 1.0 1.0 0.366667 2020-09-01
Trade Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
current account 10761.2 1909.9 4.63443 3.80153 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-05-30
current account to gdp 3.5 3.7 -0.0540541 10.6667 -1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
Monetary Policy Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
interest rate 0.5 0.75 -0.333333 -0.714286 -1.0 -1.0 0.0166667 2020-05-28
central bank balance sheet 553240 547995 0.00957126 0.00479112 1.0 1.0 0.366667 2021-05-31
money supply m2 3388330 3348840 0.0117921 0.108906 1.0 1.0 0.983333 2021-05-31
Fiscal Policy Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
Government budget -20477 -16347 0.252646 -0.527581 1.0 1.0 0.5 2021-05-31
government revenues 247759 206719 0.19853 0.590768 1.0 1.0 0.95 2021-05-31
fiscal expenditure 268236 223066 0.202496 0.347283 -1.0 1.0 0.883333 2021-05-31

South Korea’s gdp growth annual decreased to -1.1 by -59.26% on July 2020 from -2.7 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s gdp growth annual decreased by -128.2%. South Korea’s gdp growth annual trend is down since the current value of -1.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1.68333.South Korea’s inflation cpi decreased to 0.5 by -16.67% on December 2020 from 0.6 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s inflation cpi increased by 150.0%. South Korea’s inflation cpi trend is down since the current value of 0.5 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 0.608333.South Korea’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.1 by -2.38% on January 2021 from 4.2 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s unemployment rate increased by 13.89%. South Korea’s unemployment rate trend is down since the current value of 4.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3.91667.South Korea’s manufacturing pmi icnreased to 52.9 by 3.32% on November 2020 from 51.2 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s manufacturing pmi increased by 7.09%. South Korea’s manufacturing pmi trend is down since the current value of 52.9 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 47.3667.South Korea’s business confidence decreased to 82.0 by -3.53% on December 2020 from 85.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s business confidence increased by 10.81%. South Korea’s business confidence trend is down since the current value of 82.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 65.6667.South Korea’s consumer confidence decreased to 89.8 by -8.27% on December 2020 from 97.9 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s consumer confidence decreased by -10.65%. South Korea’s consumer confidence trend is down since the current value of 89.8 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 86.7333.

South Korea Business activity

Business Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
business confidence 98 96 0.0208333 0.921569 1.0 1.0 0.983333 2021-06-30
manufacturing pmi 53.9 53.7 0.00372439 0.305085 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31

South Korea’s business confidence decreased to 82.0 by -3.53% on December 2020 from 85.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s business confidence increased by 10.81%. South Korea’s business confidence trend is down since the current value of 82.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 65.6667.South Korea’s manufacturing pmi icnreased to 52.9 by 3.32% on November 2020 from 51.2 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s manufacturing pmi increased by 7.09%. South Korea’s manufacturing pmi trend is down since the current value of 52.9 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 47.3667.

South Korea Consumer activity

Consumer Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
consumer confidence 110.3 105.2 0.0484791 0.348411 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-06-30
car registrations 141626 125819 0.125633 -0.0373502 1.0 -1.0 0.433333 2021-06-30

 

South Korea’s consumer confidence decreased to 89.8 by -8.27% on December 2020 from 97.9 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s consumer confidence decreased by -10.65%. South Korea’s consumer confidence trend is down since the current value of 89.8 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 86.7333.South Korea’s car registrations icnreased to 144779.0 by 10.58% on October 2020 from 130931.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s car registrations increased by 10.03%. South Korea’s car registrations trend is down since the current value of 144779.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 145328.0.

South Korea Manufacturing activity

Manufacturing Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
manufacturing pmi 53.9 53.7 0.00372439 0.305085 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
industrial production 15.6 12.6 0.238095 -2.43119 1.0 1.0 0.216667 2021-05-31
industrial production mom -0.7 -1.6 -0.5625 -0.909091 -1.0 1.0 0.516667 2021-05-31
capacity utilization 104.8 105.1 -0.00285442 0.0106075 1.0 1.0 0.558333 2021-05-31

South Korea’s manufacturing pmi icnreased to 52.9 by 3.32% on November 2020 from 51.2 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s manufacturing pmi increased by 7.09%. South Korea’s manufacturing pmi trend is down since the current value of 52.9 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 47.3667.South Korea’s industrial production decreased to -2.2 by -127.16% on October 2020 from 8.1 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s industrial production increased by 175.0%. South Korea’s industrial production trend is down since the current value of -2.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 0.716667.South Korea’s industrial production mom decreased to -1.2 by -121.82% on October 2020 from 5.5 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s industrial production mom increased by 20.0%. South Korea’s industrial production mom trend is down since the current value of -1.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 0.216667.South Korea’s capacity utilization decreased to 104.5 by -0.19% on November 2020 from 104.7 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s capacity utilization increased by 1.26%. South Korea’s capacity utilization trend is down since the current value of 104.5 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 103.942.

South Korea Retail Sector

Retail Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
retail sales 3.1 8.6 -0.639535 -2.40909 -1.0 1.0 0.116667 2021-05-31
retail sales MoM -1.8 2.1 -1.85714 -1.51429 -1.0 -1.0 0.416667 2021-05-31

South Korea’s retail sales decreased to -0.2 by -104.65% on October 2020 from 4.3 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s retail sales decreased by -110.53%. South Korea’s retail sales trend is down since the current value of -0.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 0.866667.South Korea’s retail sales MoM icnreased to -1.0 by 11.11% on November 2020 from -0.9 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s retail sales MoM decreased by -155.56%. South Korea’s retail sales MoM trend is down since the current value of -1.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -0.05.

South Korea Construction Sector

Construction Activity Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
housing index 116.6 115.1 0.0130321 0.138672 1.0 1.0 1 2021-06-30

South Korea’s housing index icnreased to 108.6 by 1.4% on December 2020 from 107.1 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s housing index increased by 8.38%. South Korea’s housing index trend is down since the current value of 108.6 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 103.55.

South Korea GDP

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
Real GDP 470847 463395 0.0160813 0.0512113 1.0 1.0 0.0666667 2020-11-01
gdp growth annual 1.9 -1.1 -2.72727 -0.366667 1.0 -1.0 0.316667 2021-01-01
gdp 1630.53 1646.74 -0.00984369 0.55683 1.0 1.0 0 2020-01-31
gdp growth 1.7 1.1 0.545455 0.545455 1.0 1.0 0.816667 2021-01-01

South Korea’s Real GDP icnreased to 456864.0 by 1.93% on July 2020 from 448209.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s Real GDP increased by 2.88%. South Korea’s Real GDP trend is down since the current value of 456864.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 455386.0.South Korea’s gdp growth annual decreased to -1.1 by -59.26% on July 2020 from -2.7 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s gdp growth annual decreased by -128.2%. South Korea’s gdp growth annual trend is down since the current value of -1.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1.68333.South Korea’s gdp decreased to 1642.38 by -4.54% on January 2019 from 1720.58 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s gdp increased by 40.06%. South Korea’s gdp trend is down since the current value of 1642.38 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1372.91.South Korea’s gdp growth decreased to 2.1 by -165.62% on July 2020 from -3.2 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s gdp growth increased by 40.0%. South Korea’s gdp growth trend is down since the current value of 2.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 0.258333.

South Korea inflation

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
inflation cpi 2.4 2.6 -0.0769231 -9 1.0 1.0 0.0166667 2021-06-30
core inflation rate 1.5 1.5 0 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-06-30
consumer price index cpi 107.39 107.46 -0.000651405 0.0240298 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-06-30
Producer Price Index 109.06 108.65 0.00377358 0.0642077 1.0 1.0 0.983333 2021-06-30
PPI Index 6.4 6 0.0666667 -4.55556 1.0 1.0 0.0833333 2021-05-31

South Korea’s inflation cpi decreased to 0.5 by -16.67% on December 2020 from 0.6 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s inflation cpi increased by 150.0%. South Korea’s inflation cpi trend is down since the current value of 0.5 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 0.608333.South Korea’s core inflation rate icnreased to 0.9 by 12.5% on September 2020 from 0.8 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s core inflation rate increased by 50.0%. South Korea’s core inflation rate trend is down since the current value of 0.9 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 0.675.South Korea’s consumer price index cpi icnreased to 105.67 by 0.16% on December 2020 from 105.5 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s consumer price index cpi increased by 0.52%. South Korea’s consumer price index cpi trend is down since the current value of 105.67 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 105.417.South Korea’s Producer Price Index icnreased to 103.06 by 0.05% on November 2020 from 103.01 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s Producer Price Index decreased by -0.34%. South Korea’s Producer Price Index trend is down since the current value of 103.06 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 103.014.South Korea’s PPI Index decreased to -0.3 by -50.0% on November 2020 from -0.6 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s PPI Index increased by 200.0%. South Korea’s PPI Index trend is down since the current value of -0.3 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -0.416667.

South Korea Government Policy

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
government budget -6.1 -2.6 1.34615 -6.25862 -1.0 -1.0 0 2020-01-31
Government budget -20477 -16347 0.252646 -0.527581 1.0 1.0 0.5 2021-05-31
government revenues 247759 206719 0.19853 0.590768 1.0 1.0 0.95 2021-05-31
fiscal expenditure 268236 223066 0.202496 0.347283 -1.0 1.0 0.883333 2021-05-31

South Korea’s Government budget decreased to -58956.0 by -26.73% on October 2020 from -80461.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s Government budget increased by 417.43%. South Korea’s Government budget trend is down since the current value of -58956.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of -47637.1.South Korea’s government revenues icnreased to 382798.0 by 15.87% on October 2020 from 330364.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s government revenues increased by 13.23%. South Korea’s government revenues trend is down since the current value of 382798.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 237369.0.South Korea’s fiscal expenditure icnreased to 441754.0 by 7.53% on October 2020 from 410825.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s fiscal expenditure increased by 21.15%. South Korea’s fiscal expenditure trend is down since the current value of 441754.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 284956.0.

South Korea Monetary Policy

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
interest rate 0.5 0.75 -0.333333 -0.714286 -1.0 -1.0 0.0166667 2020-05-28
central bank balance sheet 553240 547995 0.00957126 0.00479112 1.0 1.0 0.366667 2021-05-31
money supply m0 143837000 142318000 0.0106733 0.156209 1.0 1.0 0.733333 2021-05-31
money supply m1 1269340 1260890 0.00670162 0.209944 1.0 1.0 0.816667 2021-05-31
money supply m2 3388330 3348840 0.0117921 0.108906 1.0 1.0 0.983333 2021-05-31
money supply m3 4667130 4696870 -0.00633188 0.0849829 1.0 1.0 0.866667 2021-05-31

South Korea’s interest rate decreased to 0.5 by -33.33% on May 2020 from 0.75 in the previous Daily. On a year on year basis South Korea’s interest rate decreased by -71.43%. South Korea’s interest rate trend is down since the current value of 0.5 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1.33333.South Korea’s central bank balance sheet decreased to 533753.0 by -1.64% on October 2020 from 542632.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s central bank balance sheet increased by 8.88%. South Korea’s central bank balance sheet trend is down since the current value of 533753.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 523225.0.South Korea’s money supply m2 icnreased to 3161720.0 by 0.95% on October 2020 from 3131820.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s money supply m2 increased by 10.33%. South Korea’s money supply m2 trend is down since the current value of 3161720.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3029240.0.

South Korea Employment

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
unemployment rate 3.7 3.8 -0.0263158 -0.119048 -1.0 -1.0 0.05 2021-06-30
youth unemployment rate 8.8 9.3 -0.0537634 -0.2 -1.0 -1.0 0.0666667 2021-06-30

South Korea’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.1 by -2.38% on January 2021 from 4.2 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s unemployment rate increased by 13.89%. South Korea’s unemployment rate trend is down since the current value of 4.1 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3.91667.South Korea’s youth unemployment rate decreased to 8.2 by -2.38% on November 2020 from 8.4 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s youth unemployment rate increased by 15.49%. South Korea’s youth unemployment rate trend is down since the current value of 8.2 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 8.9.

South Korea Trade & Capital Flows

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
current account 10761.2 1909.9 4.63443 3.80153 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-05-30
current account to gdp 3.5 3.7 -0.0540541 10.6667 -1.0 1.0 0 2019-02-28
exports 54800 50730 0.0802287 0.397457 1.0 1.0 0.966667 2021-06-30
imports 503600 47810 9.53336 13.069 1.0 1.0 1 2021-06-30
balance of trade 4440 2940 0.510204 0.298546 1.0 1.0 0.783333 2021-06-30
capital flows 8368 -1537.5 -6.4426 3.02908 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
foreign direct investment 8270820 4738480 0.745458 -0.235585 1.0 -1.0 0.15 2021-04-01

South Korea’s current account icnreased to 11660.0 by 15.1% on October 2020 from 10130.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s current account increased by 48.97%. South Korea’s current account trend is down since the current value of 11660.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 5440.38.South Korea’s current account to gdp decreased to 3.7 by -21.28% on January 2019 from 4.7 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s current account to gdp increased by 236.36%. South Korea’s current account to gdp trend is down since the current value of 3.7 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 4.38333.South Korea’s exports icnreased to 51400.0 by 12.2% on December 2020 from 45810.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s exports increased by 12.55%. South Korea’s exports trend is down since the current value of 51400.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 42763.1.South Korea’s imports icnreased to 44400.0 by 11.33% on December 2020 from 39880.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s imports increased by 1.63%. South Korea’s imports trend is down since the current value of 44400.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 38886.1.South Korea’s balance of trade icnreased to 6940.0 by 17.03% on December 2020 from 5930.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s balance of trade increased by 250.34%. South Korea’s balance of trade trend is down since the current value of 6940.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3856.93.South Korea’s bank lending rate icnreased to 2.71 by 1.88% on October 2020 from 2.66 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s bank lending rate decreased by -15.31%. South Korea’s bank lending rate trend is down since the current value of 2.71 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 2.885.South Korea’s capital flows icnreased to 15929.3 by 78.92% on October 2020 from 8903.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s capital flows increased by 55.75%. South Korea’s capital flows trend is down since the current value of 15929.3 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 5665.0.South Korea’s foreign direct investment icnreased to 5188030.0 by 18.3% on May 2020 from 4385470.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s foreign direct investment increased by 29.99%. South Korea’s foreign direct investment trend is down since the current value of 5188030.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 6037090.0.

South Korea Reserves

Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
foreign exchange reserves 456459 452310 0.00917291 0.120665 1.0 1.0 1 2021-05-31
gold reserves 104.45 104.51 -0.000574108 0.000478927 1.0 1.0 0.366667 2020-09-01

South Korea’s foreign exchange reserves icnreased to 436380.0 by 2.31% on November 2020 from 426510.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s foreign exchange reserves increased by 7.1%. South Korea’s foreign exchange reserves trend is down since the current value of 436380.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 414067.0.South Korea’s gold reserves icnreased to 104.45 by 0.05% on July 2020 from 104.4 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s gold reserves increased by 0.05%. South Korea’s gold reserves trend is down since the current value of 104.45 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 104.408.South Korea’s government debt to gdp icnreased to 37.7 by 3.01% on February 2018 from 36.6 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s government debt to gdp increased by 31.58%. South Korea’s government debt to gdp trend is down since the current value of 37.7 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 34.7306.South Korea’s external debt icnreased to 510961.0 by 1.57% on May 2020 from 503055.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s external debt increased by 25.11%. South Korea’s external debt trend is down since the current value of 510961.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 456854.0.

South Korea Debt

Debt Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
government debt to gdp 42.6 36.4 0.17033 0.512677 1.0 1.0 0 2020-01-31
external debt 565897 542448 0.0432281 0.325276 1.0 1.0 0.716667 2020-07-01

South Korea’s government debt to gdp icnreased to 37.7 by 3.01% on February 2018 from 36.6 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s government debt to gdp increased by 31.58%. South Korea’s government debt to gdp trend is down since the current value of 37.7 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 34.7306.South Korea’s external debt icnreased to 510961.0 by 1.57% on May 2020 from 503055.0 in the previous Quarterly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s external debt increased by 25.11%. South Korea’s external debt trend is down since the current value of 510961.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 456854.0.

South Korea Banking activity

Fiscal Policy Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope ZS5Y Update
interbank rate 0.64 0.65 -0.0153846 -0.123288 -1.0 -1.0 0.05 2021-06-02
deposit interest rate 0.93 0.94 -0.0106383 -0.30597 -1.0 -1.0 0.233333 2021-04-30
bank lending rate 2.72 2.74 -0.00729927 -0.035461 1.0 -1.0 0.466667 2021-05-31
loans to private sector 10221500 10171000 0.0049651 0.0797093 1.0 1.0 0.766667 2021-06-30

South Korea’s interbank rate On a year on year basis South Korea’s interbank rate decreased by -0.66%. South Korea’s interbank rate trend is down since the current value of 1.51 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1.50417.South Korea’s deposit interest rate decreased to 1.6 by -11.6% on August 2019 from 1.81 in the previous Yearly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s deposit interest rate decreased by -19.19%. South Korea’s deposit interest rate trend is down since the current value of 1.6 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 1.99583.South Korea’s balance of trade icnreased to 6940.0 by 17.03% on December 2020 from 5930.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s balance of trade increased by 250.34%. South Korea’s balance of trade trend is down since the current value of 6940.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 3856.93.South Korea’s bank lending rate icnreased to 2.71 by 1.88% on October 2020 from 2.66 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s bank lending rate decreased by -15.31%. South Korea’s bank lending rate trend is down since the current value of 2.71 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 2.885.South Korea’s loans to private sector icnreased to 9819930.0 by 0.69% on November 2020 from 9752490.0 in the previous Monthly. On a year on year basis South Korea’s loans to private sector increased by 12.21%. South Korea’s loans to private sector trend is down since the current value of 9819930.0 is lower than the 12 month moving average of 9325680.0.

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